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Mayor Creating Sustainability Task Force for Green

Mayor Creating Sustainability Task Force for Green

Green’s Mayor Accepting Letters of Interest for Sustainability Task Force Members

Green, OH – Green’s Mayor Dick Norton is currently accepting letters of interest from Green residents and members of the business and non-profit community who are interested in being part of the city’s first sustainability task force.

This group, comprised of five members, will be charged with developing recommendations for policies and practices that improve Green’s environmental stewardship and foster a culture of sustainability.

“I am looking for individuals who can help us define what being sustainable looks like for Green,” said Mayor Dick Norton. “A sustainability plan for Green will look and should be very different than for New York City, or even Akron, Ohio. A sustainability plan will have impact only to the degree that it acknowledges and identifies what our core values are.”

Those interested should submit a brief letter stating his/her unique experience with regarding to sustainability and how he/she can assist the City of Green by being a member of this task force.

Letters of interest are being accepted until September 10, 2012. Please address them to Mayor Dick Norton, PO Box 278, Green, Ohio 44232. For more information, please contact Sarah Haring, Community Development Administrator at 330-896-6614 or sharing@cityofgreen.org.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio